Fiesta

  • Available: October-November
  • Raised: 1987, East Malling, England
  • Flavour: Cox-like but crisp
  • Storage: well into January and beyond
  • Size: large/medium
  • Cross: Cox Orange Pippin x Idared

Other comments:
Sometimes known as Red Pippin, the variety is similar in flavour to Cox but has several advantages including superior storage, size and yield per tree. A very sophisticated flavour combined with a good balance between sweetness and acidity makes this a very popular variety.